Pike Corporation Equipment Operator - Gas (Dominion) in Columbia, South Carolina
Position Summary: The Gas Equipment Operator is a multi-level skill position in the construction, maintenance and repair of natural gas distribution infrastructure. Accordingly, this position will work with various types of mechanized equipment. The position may also be required to travel to various work locations based on Pike clients’ needs and deliver optimum customer service.
Work safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair functions.
Contributes to the installation of natural gas infrastructure and appurtenances.
Frequently excavates around live gas pipelines and other utilities requiring skill and care to protect life and property.
Maintains company vehicles, performs daily safety, maintenance or servicing checks to ensure proper functioning of the equipment.
Keep equipment and tools in good working order.
Knowledge and experience to apply OSHA competent person standards.
Testing and classifying soils
Sloping and shoring standards
Working knowledge of rigging and material handling practices.
Must have the ability to work on a team.
Must possess operator qualification(s) to perform covered tasks as needed.
Does all other related work as required to complete the job.
Must possess or obtain a commercial driver’s license within 60 days.
Able to perform rigorous physical labor.
Understands how to safely operate equipment.
Understand the proper use and maintenance of hand tools.
Capable of receiving and following directions.
Capable of learning basic knowledge of materials used.
Understands the basic concepts of equipment set up.
Understands when to wear personnel protective equipment.
Able to identify different types of materials used.
Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required.
Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.
Able to read and communicate effectively in English.
Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs.
Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather.
Willing to work over-time when requested.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands/fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to dirt, fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical equipment and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The employee may be subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that may affect the respiratory system from fumes, odors, dust, mists, or gases. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.
Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies.
Pike is an Equal Opportunity Employer
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Founded in 1945, Pike is a leading provider of construction, repair and engineering services for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies with a growing portfolio of turnkey renewable projects. We work with hundreds of utility clients across the country, and we continuously expand our offerings to supply our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.
“Essential” is the one word that sums up who we are, the work we do and what our people mean to us. Each of our employees plays a critical role in ensuring that infrastructure systems are up and running when people and businesses need them.
Pike is a family-oriented workplace with a strong culture of safety, collaboration, innovation and exceptional customer service.
Requisition ID: 23001960